Gould, Lois.

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Lois Gould, American journalist and novelist whose work addressed the inner lives of women and topics such as infidelity and marital relationships, was born in Manhattan December 18, 1931 and died May 29, 2002. Among her writings are the novels Such Good Friends (1970), Necessary Objects (1972), Final Analysis (1974), A Sea-Change (1976), La Presidenta (1981), and Medusa's Gift (1991), a collection of essays titled Not Responsible for Personal Articles (1978), the memoir Mommy Dressing: A Love Story, After a Fashion (1998), and a feminist children's book X: A Fabulous Child's Story (1978).

From the guide to the Lois Gould papers, 1940-2005, 1970-2002, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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creatorOf Lois Gould papers, 1940-2005, 1970-2002 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
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Birth 1931-12-18

Death 2002-05-29




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